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History of New York City

History of New York City

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History of New York City

by William Stone

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History of New York City, From Discovery to The Present Day by William Stone. Virtue & Yorston, New York 1872. 20 engravings and 85 woodcuts, many beautiful portraits of American historical figures.

Marbled boards with 3/4 brown leather corners and spine/edge. Board edges have rubbing and chipping. Board corners are exposed and slightly sloped. Spine face/edges have creasing/lightly stressed. Outer page fore edges have marbling design as well as toning. Inner boards and end pages also have marble pattern. Some plates/surrounding pages have foxing. Most plates have original tissue-guards. Tissue-guards have transfer staining from plates. Pages have light toning around the edges. Front end pages, title pages, frontispiece/tissue guard all have foxing. Book held well. See pictures for condition references and please ask any questions before purchasing!


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History of New York City
William Stone
Three quarter leather
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Virtue & Yorston
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
5.00 lbs
New York City,

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